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Epson Partners with Print Audit Australasia to Expand Portfolio of Managed Print Services

April 2015


In particular the new Replaceable Ink Pack System - RIPS

SYDNEY, 31 March 2015 – Epson Australia today announced its partnership with Print Audit Australasia®, a comprehensive provider of device and print management solutions. Epson’s certification of Print Audit Australasia applies to the entire line of Epson WorkForce Pro and Replaceable Ink Pack System (RIPS) enabled commercial printers powered by Epson’s next generation printing technology, PrecisionCore™. The partnership enables IT network professionals to utilise Print Audit Australasia tools designed to automate supplies and services management for increased profitability and a more streamlined approach to data management.

"With an increasing number of companies turning to Managed Print Services (MPS) to manage costs and increase productivity, Epson continues to broaden its business printing solutions portfolio to meet our customers’ evolving needs," said Craig Heckenberg, General Manager, Business Division for Epson Australia. "Print Audit Australasia’s print management software coupled with Epson’s WorkForce® Pro business printers provides customers and resellers alike with a productive and cost-efficient printing solution for the workplace."

The joint effort between Epson and Print Audit Australasia allows both companies to offer customers and resellers MPS support services that equate to simplified data collection for printing costs and activities. Advantages to this partnership include automation for supplies and service management; increased profitability and alert systems for increased control and management.

WorkForce Pro printers are certified with Print Audit Australasia’s Facilities Manager platform, which is an easy to use tool designed to remotely collect meter reads, automate supplies fulfillment and report service information for managing fleets of printers, copiers, fax machines, and multi-function devices. The platform enables resellers and IT professionals to maximise productivity by ensuring every facet of printing costs is accounted for.

"Print Audit Australasia is dedicated to providing customers with a streamlined yet robust MPS solution and certification with Epson WorkForce Pro printers underscores that commitment," said Barry Mortimer Director of Print Audit Australasia. "Epson’s innovative business printers deliver reliable and professional results, and this partnership allows resellers to provide an enhanced level of service through a cost efficient platform."

All Epson commercial printers are available through the Epson’s authorised MPS resellers and partners.

For more information on Print Audit Australasia go to:
www.printauditaustralasia.com

For more information on Epson’s WorkForce Pro RIPS solutions go to:
www.epson.com.au/products/printers_all_in_ones/Printers_For_Business


About PrecisionCore Technology
From professional and industrial-level printers to desktop inkjets, PrecisionCore is the next generation of inkjet printing technology. PrecisionCore features Epson's advanced thin-film piezoelectric (TFP®) elements, which are produced via a MEMS manufacturing process. At the core of this proprietary technology is the PrecisionCore MicroTFP print chip that produces dots at the micron level. Each nozzle on the printhead delivers up to 50,000 droplets per second for increased precision and print quality.


About Epson and Epson Australia
Epson’s global product line up ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other micro devices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 68,000 employees in 96 companies around the world.

Epson Australia offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the commercial, industrial, consumer, business, photography and graphic arts markets, and is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) solutions for the retail market. Epson is the market leader in Australia and worldwide in sales of projectors for the home, office and education. Established in 1983 Epson Australia is headquartered in North Ryde NSW and is a subsidiary of the Epson Group headquartered in Japan.
www.epson.com.au

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